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Amina is a widowed woman with four children, all of whom are adults. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor running water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food.

For the past ten years, she has been selling cashew nuts to her clients. She sells from home to her neighbors and passersby. She dreams of becoming a bigger supplier of cashew nuts in the near future.

With the loan she is requesting, she wants to purchase 4 sacks of cashew nuts for sale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.

Additional Information

About Yehu Microfinance Trust

This loan is administered by Yehu Microfinance Trust, which was founded in 1998 as a project of CHOICE Humanitarian Kenya. In July 2007, Yehu became a separate entity from CHOICE and was registered as a trust. Since then, Yehu has expanded to cover over half of Kenya’s 13 coastal districts.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 372
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,299,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Amina to purchase 4 sacks of cashew nuts for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014